16th - 19th May 2018
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Who can you trust with your child?
Maddy and Rory are devoted parents to 3-year-old Joshua, committed to keeping him happy and safe. But when an everyday visit to a supermarket café turns into a far more troubling incident, their trust even in those closest to them is shattered. Fear and doubt consume them, until they reach a savage breaking point.
Gut is a taut psychological thriller that explores who we can trust with our children. And whether it’s more dangerous not to trust at all.
Written by Fringe First award-winning playwright Frances Poet (Adam), Gut was shortlisted for the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting, and is directed by award-winning Traverse Associate Director Zinnie Harris.
Commissioned by National Theatre of Scotland. Part of National Theatre of Scotland’s new writing initiative in partnership with Tron Theatre and Traverse Theatre.
Written by Frances Poet
Directed by Zinnie Harris
Designed by Fred Meller
Composer/Sound Design by Michael John McCarthy
Lighting Design by Kai Fischer